Steuben Co: 145 New Cases And Two Deaths, Since Friday’s Report

October 18, 2021

BATH – There are 145 new cases of COVID since Friday’s update. Sadly, 2 more residents have passed. 241 more have recovered.

We urge everyone to adhere to COVID prevention strategies, including to get vaccinated as soon as possible. We continue to hold our vaccination clinics every Friday in Bath from 10 am – 2 pm and offer all varieties of authorized vaccines. Register at www.steubencony.org/covid
Multiple of today’s cases are associated with Corning Inc. Diesel Plant (3), Corning Inc. Erwin Plant (3), Corning-Painted Post High School (3), and daycare spread (5).

Today’s positives are residents of:
City of Corning (23)
City of Hornell (15)
Town of Addison (2)
Town of Avoca
Town of Bath (9)
Town of Bradford (2)
Town of Campbell (4)
Town of Caton (7)
Town of Cohocton (3)
Town of Corning (3)
Town of Dansville (2)
Town of Erwin (5)
Town of Greenwood (7)
Town of Hornby (3)
Town of Hornellsville (5)
Town of Howard
Town of Jasper (3)
Town of Lindley (2)
Town of Prattsburgh
Town of Pulteney (2)
Town of Rathbone (3)
Town of Thurston
Town of Tuscarora (3)
Town of Wheeler
Town of Woodhull (6)
Village of Addison (5)
Village of Arkport (4)
Village of Bath (7)
Village of Canisteo (5)
Village of Painted Post (3)
Village of Savona (5)
Village of Wayland (2)

The Steuben County Public Health Department also reports the deaths of two individuals who had previously tested positive for COVID. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 221.

One individual was a female resident of the Town of Hornby who died at the age of 86 and one was a male resident of the Town of Greenwood who died at the age of 56.

“We are deeply saddened over the continued deaths of Steuben residents due to COVID,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “We urge everyone to adhere to COVID prevention strategies, including to get vaccinated as soon as possible.”

All residents should continue to monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills or repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell and contact their healthcare provider for instructions if feeling ill.

For the latest Steuben County updates, visit Steuben County’s website at www.steubencony.org or social media pages: www.facebook.com/SCNYPublicHealth and www.instagram.com/SteubenPublicHealth.